Poem For A Dead Rodeo Clown

Poem For A Dead Rodeo Clown ode

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Rodeo clowns we love them
painted faces tempting fate
running ragged the bulls that chase ’em
keeping a cowgirl, cowboy safe

poetry to them just don’t matter
when you’re dodging horns and hooves
rhyming words and crisp pentameter
are for sissy pencil pushing fools

dead rodeo clowns they tell no tales
and tales about them they don’t want told
save your rhymes for brides and sailors
your lines of bullcrap leave me cold

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Preeti
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Must say, it was a very moving poem!

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